Motivating employees in global organizations

Course NameMotivating employees in global organizations
Course CodeMGT360 / MGT560
DescriptionWhy do some people climb Mount Everest and others can barely get off the couch? What drives people to extremes where they stop distinguishing right from wrong? Human mind is extremely powerful and can move mountains – when it is motivated to do so. There are multiple motivation theories yet one size does not fit all. This course focuses on exploring the different factors that impact motivation – gender, culture, generation as well as personality, experience and perception in context of organizations. The role of the management is to understand these factors so that employees do not feel they need to just do a required minimum but actually want to do the best they can.
Learning OutcomesUpon completion of this course, students should be able to:
– Comprehend and have a clear understanding of different factors that influence human motivation;
– Understand and analyze the right fit of motivational drivers depending on situation such as group or individual setting, experience or personality; – Understand how various motivational theories explore different aspects of human personality and what circumstances are they applicable to;
– Critically evaluate changes in motivation brought by globalization and generation succession;
– Clearly outline connection between leadership style and motivation;
– Identify opportunities for human resources management to develop engaged workfor.
SchoolSchool of Business Administration (SBA)
LevelBachelor / Master
Number of credits (US / ECTS)3 US / 6 ECTS
Prerequisitesmin 30 US credits completed